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A guide to International Schools in Hong Kong for Expat Families

May 24, 2019 0 Comment


Finding the right international school for your kids might seem to be a bit daunting at first. But here is a guide for 9 impressive international schools and more to make a choice easy for you. For more information on international schools in Hong Kong visit https://expatliving.hk/guide-international-schools-in-hong-kong.

Let’s begin!

  1. American International School

It delivers education at the US standards-based educational program. Facilities include compulsory outdoor education and Leader Programs for outdoor activity days, camping and overseas trips. At least five grade 12 or Advanced Placement course credits are required.

  1. Anfield School

It is a Catholic international school that has a primary school in Tai Wai and two kindergartens in Kowloon Tong and Hung Hom. The second language is Putonghua whereas the curriculum is the adopted English National Curriculum.

  1. Australian International School Hong Kong

It caters to students from reception to year 12. Children get a broad range of choice and opportunity for moving on to tertiary education. The International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) is provided with the senior school program.

  1. Carmel School Association

It is a Jewish school to Grade 12 to pre-K. There are 3 campuses namely the Carmel Elementary, Pre-school for Mid-levels and Else High School in Shau Keu Wan.

  1. Chinese International School

Located on top of Braemar Hill, the Chinese International School provides a dual language program in Mandarin and English. Has the most number of students, around 1500 from over 30countries.

  1. Christian Alliance International School of Hong Kong

Chinese studies are mandatory here till Grade 9 and provide for students from Preparatory level to Grade 12. Students can go for the Alberta Diploma Program in Grade 9 and in 11-12 they can take the AP program.

  1. Delia School of Canada

For Canadian expats, this is the ideal choice. It offers the Ontario and Alberta Program and caters to over 1300 students from Grade 1 to Grade 12.

  1. Discovery College

It is under the umbrella of ESF and falls under the IB World School. It offers three distinct programs including the IB primary years, Middle Years and Diploma Programs. Specialist courses in PE are also available.

  1. Discovery Mind

There are over 700 students from 30 different nationalities, and the age groups are varied as well, from 15 months to 11 years old. There are play centers, kindergartens, and primary schools. Under the Discovery Mind, there are over 5 different campuses in areas of Discovery Bay and Tung Chung. The primary schools follow the British Primary and International Primary Curriculum. The students also start a compulsory Putonghua Chinese course from the age of 6.

There are various other options available as well. These have been listed as the following,

  • English Schools Foundation

  • German Swiss International School

  • The Harbor School

  • Harrow International School Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong International School

  • Independent Schools Foundation Academy

  • International College Hong Kong

  • Japanese International School

  • Jockey Club Sarah Roe School

  • Kiangsu-Chekiang College, International Section

  • Kingston International School

  • Korean International School

  • Lantau International School

  • Norwegian International School

  • Renaissance College

  • Singapore International School (Hong Kong)

  • The International Montessori School of Hong Kong

  • Think International School

  • Victoria Shanghai Academy

  • Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong

There are multiple options for residents and expats in Singapore to select a school for their kids.

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